Wisdom Gatherers: Ellen/Carol, 84

Ellen & Carol, 84

54.5" x 47"

fraternal twins Ellen and Carol were born in Utica, NY in 1938; the second and third child of a tool/die maker & machine shop instructor, and a homemaker/head of a nursery school. they had an older sister, Janet. they both graduated from university at a time when young women often married without attending or finishing college. they did each marry; Ellen for 53 years until her husband succumbed to a traumatic brain injury, which had disabled him for the previous 23 years. Carol has been married 57 years. both have two adult children. the twins have enjoyed enriching lives of friends, faith, education, employment, and volunteerism.

screen-printed, digitally printed, machine stitched